Capitol Region Teen Makes American Idol Finals

Madison VanDenburg had made it to the final three contestants on Season 17 of American Idol. The high school student from Cohoes, NY tried out for the show last fall in Buffalo. At last Sunday’s Hero Tribute, VanDenburg performed Pink’s “What About Us,” Elton John’s “Your Song,” and Adele’s “Make You Feel My Love.”

Tune in to the Season Finale on Sunday, May 19 when VanDenburg faces off against Laine Hardy and Alejandro Aranda. The three-hour long event starts at 8 p.m. on ABC, and will include performances by legendary artists, as well as performances by the finalists.